1 Which American state has an element named after it?
2 Fe is the atomic symbol for which metallic element?
3 Which are the only two elements that are liquids at room temperature?
4 Which element's name means 'acid generator' in ancient Greek?
5 Which of the following does not have an element named after him:
a) Alfred Einstein b) Thomas Edison c) Alfred Nobel?
6 Who played the title role in Luc Besson's 1997 sci-fi film, The Fifth Element?
7 By what classification are Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon collectively known?
8 Which element's name is derived from the German word for goblin?
9 In fung shui, what are the names of the five elements?
10 Which element is named after another title for the morning star (Venus)?
Solution: 1 California (Californium) 2 Iron 3 Mercury and Bromine 4 Oxygen 5 b) Thomas Edison 6 Milla Jovovic 7 Noble gases 8 Cobalt 9 Water, earth, fire, wood and metal 10 Phosphorus.